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Accounting

Master of Science

Availability: On-Campus, Online | Program Length: 30 Hours

GRE/GMAT Testing Requirements: A&M-Central Texas has waived or deferred GRE/GMAT requirements for Master's programs. Learn more.

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Program Overview

The Master of Science (MS) in Accounting at Texas A&M University-Central Texas builds on the technical foundation from the BBA in Accounting. It provides students with an advanced course of study to satisfy the requirements to sit for the CPA Exam and succeed in rewarding accounting careers.


Gain Marketable Skills

  • Subject Matter Expertise: Deep knowledge gained through the examination of research in the areas of accounting, taxation, regulation, and ethics.
  • Problem Solving: the use of logic and reasoning to analyze and reach solutions to accounting related problems
  • Communication: The ability to effectively and concisely communicate ideas, findings, and conclusions to the various stakeholders relevant to the accounting function
  • Research: Conduct research in the areas of audit, tax, and other accounting domains
  • Ethical Reasoning: understand how to engage in ethical decision making, maintain compliance, and how to effectively and appropriately respond when confronted with ethical dilemmas within the professional guidelines of the various relevant licensure.

Master of Science (MS) in Accounting


Career Opportunities

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Management Accountant (CMA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

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Professional/Licensure Disclosure

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has reviewed Professional Licensure/Certification pre-education requirements for Certified Public Accountant and determined the Master of Science in Accounting meets the pre-education requirement for Texas.

Texas A&M University-Central Texas has NOT reviewed the Professional Licensure/Certification pre-education requirements for Certified Public Accountant in any other state or territory.

Current and prospective students should review the requirements from their state. Links to the state requirements are on the Professional Licensure/Certification requirements disclosure page.